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Impossible?
Friday, July 06, 2012      11 comments

Cheesy, I know. But I'm changing the punctuation. From IMPOSSIBLE to I'M POSSIBLE. Yes I am.... Read more
Not tracking . . .
Thursday, July 05, 2012      10 comments

is like "not communicating". Impossible. A person who thinks she is not communicating is in fact communicating plenty. By not speaking. Or gesturing. Or making eye contact. Body language is (almost) all. Way more powerful than what we... Read more
Weight Loss Maintenance: low glycemic, moderate fat and protein diet
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      11 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth/how-to-keep-the-pound
s-off-with-the-right-diet/
article4371808/ Interesting article which confirms what I know about my own adventures in weight loss mai... Read more
I am Canadian!
Thursday, June 28, 2012      22 comments

It's the July 1 weekend coming right up. Got my big red and white flag flying on the verandah, breaking out my red and white golf outfit!! Sing it, Canadians! "I am Canadian", in English www.youtube.com/watch?v=... Read more
Taking Time to Celebrate
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      15 comments

DH aka TUFFMUFFIN and I recently celebrated our 33rd wedding anniversary . . . with a few days away together, revisiting the little town where we'd spent our honeymoon. It was so much fun! Lots of laughter and reminiscing, some golf, some... Read more
Eating Disorders at 50++
Friday, June 22, 2012      18 comments

Yes, I track my nutrition every day . . . fitness too. And no, I don't think I have an "eating disorder". Really. But the social pressure to stay slim and attractive at 50+, 60+ and even 70+ is apparently triggering lots of eating diso... Read more
Salad
Monday, June 18, 2012      11 comments

Tomorrow's salad: 2 cups of mesclun 1 small raw beet, chopped 5 baby carrots, chopped 3 sugar snap peas, chopped 4 green beans, sliced 2 radishes, sliced 1 small yellow sweet pepper, chopped 6 grape tomates half a small avoc... Read more
In the Present!
Friday, June 15, 2012      14 comments

I will not regret the past. I will not fear the future. I will focus on the present. And my present, at present, still has lots and lots of work in it! But that's OK: it's interesting, it's worth doing, and I can work on one... Read more
Alive, Well and Chugging Along
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      11 comments

Life continues to be busy, I continue to track nutrition and fitness . . . and chug along ticking off tasks! Oriental poppies are glorious, both scarlet and soft watermellen pink: mock orange in blom, smelling divine.... Read more
Please excuse inattentiveness . . . .
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      14 comments

, , , which will I hope be temporary. I've hit one of those crzzzybzzy patches. I'd like to respond to all comments on recent blogs but: just can't. However: I will be tracking every day everything I eat. Yes I will! ... Read more
Rhubarb Crisp
Sunday, June 03, 2012      20 comments

What delicious stuff this is! Especially warmed with a scoop of vanilla ice cream! I used to have a rhubarb patch in my garden, but it seems to have disappeared over the years. I used to see bags of frozen chopped rhubarb with the other f... Read more
Giving Blood: Was it Good for You??
Friday, June 01, 2012      14 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health/new-health/pau
l-taylor/bloodletting-may-
be-a-blessing-for-obese-pa
tients/article2448838/ Maybe so. New research indicated that blood donors benefit. Particularly if ... Read more
From Oatmeal to Beer? Exhausted Willpower!
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      10 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/food-and-wine/trends/
trends-features/why-cake-a
nd-beer-look-so-tempting-a
t-night/article2446820/ This article from today's Globe and Mail draws on recent research to help explain... Read more
Portion Sizes/People Sizes
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      11 comments

Read a recent short article summarizing info from the US Centre (spelled differently!) for Disease Control comparing fast food portion sizes in the 1950s to today's portion sizes. Average "soda" (what we call a soft drink, or a pop) then 7... Read more
Vitamin N
Monday, May 28, 2012      10 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health/fitness/exerci
se/fitness-research/why-is
-walking-in-the-woods-so-g
ood-for-you/article2443628/ Being outside in nature: yes, it's a measurably good thing! I love wal... Read more

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